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Hanuman
Devotion
Lord hanuman singing bhajans AS.jpg
Hanuman pentit in Pahari Style
Devanagari हनुमान्
Sanskrit Transliteration Hanumān
Affiliation Devotee o Rama
Incarnation o Shiva
Abode Kadali Forest (Himalaya's Puran teep forest)
Mantra Hanuman Chalisa Om Namo Hanumante Namaha
Weapon Gada (mace)
Parents Vayu an Añjanā
Texts Ramayana
Festivals Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman (Hanumān in IAST),[1] is a Hindu deity an an ardent devotee o the deity Rama. He is ane o the central figurs in the Hindu epic Ramayana an its various versions. As ane o the Chiranjivi he is an aa mentioned in several ither texts, includin Mahabharata, the various Puranas an some Jain texts. Vanara (monkey), Hanuman pairteecipatit in Rama's war against the demon keeng Ravana. Several texts an aa present him as an incarnation o Shiva. He is the son o Anjana an Kesari, an is an aa described as the son o the wind-God Pawan, wha according tae several stories, played a role in his birth.

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